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A Good Life
Thinking about a good life is really important. What do you want to happen in your life? What will make your life good? What things do you want to stay the same and what do you want to change? Our workbooks ...
A personal story of choice and control
Written by Lauren Hislop. Lauren a social researcher with three university degrees.  ...
All the way to India
A trip to India really made Nidhi think about inclusion. 
Become a Leader Online
Become a Leader will let you learn how to be a leader in your own life and in the community. The topics are:  I am a leader Asking for what I want Working with others Making change We deliver ...
Book About Me
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Choice
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Choosing A Service Provider
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Choosing Staff
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Chris Tia: Learning to walk again
Report on the trial of Cyberdyne's HAL exoskeleton device, a potential walking aid for people with Polio by Christopher Tia.
Clare Walsh: Reflections on leadership
Clare Walsh was selected to take part in our Young Leaders 2016 program. Running between March and May this year, the course was the final face-to-face installment in our Become a Leader program and focused ...
Erika Lake: My Big Plan workshops
A group of Port Macquarie carers saught funding to implement a series of workshops using the person centred planning strategy 'My Big Plan.
Glenn Kesbah: Disability access and mobility audit
Most disabled toilet doors have spring closer mechanisms that are set way too hard for me to open
Goals
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Home
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
In the workplace
What does inclusion in the workplace really look like?
Individuals
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Inspired by those around me
Lauren reflects on what the Become a Leader program meant for her. 
Jasmine: mindDog provides a new leash on life!
I applied for a Run Project because I wanted to gain my confidence back and have more stability in my life. 
Kylie and Nas: Learning from one another
Nas and Kyle worked together as mentor and mentoree in the Wollongong program. 
Lauren Hislop
Lauren explores choice and control in her life and what it's like to work with others. 
Leonie Slade: Community through communications
Leonie’s experience in the leadership program was a positive one. She wanted to convey her perspective as a person with a hearing disability.
Living Life My Way
Alanna transforms from public speaker to full blown leader. 
Local Community Connections
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Making Friends
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Making friends and connections
Friends and connections are an essential part of anybodys life however for people with disability it's not always as simple as Nidhi Shekeran explores in this piece about social inclusion...
Managing a Personal Budget
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
My Learning Matters
My Learning Matters is an online tool made by Council for Intellectual Disability to help you get the most out of the changing disability support system. We want you to be as prepared as possible and ...
Nidhi Shekeran
Nidhi explores social inclusion in different settings. 
Persistence and Resilience: From institutions to aged care
This is the story of Debbie McKenzie's life and her participation in the Become a Leader program. It was told to My Choice Matters by Debbie and her support worker Gillian.
Public transport
A look at how accessible public transport really is. 
Q&A with Upcoming Leader Quang Nguyen
Quang is a graduated Parramatta leader, forging the way for leaders with an intellectual disability. 
Resources for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Resources from other organisations
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Resources in your language
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Robina Yasmin: My Culture, My Religion, My Choice
On the 18th December 2014 & the 29th January 2015 forums were held at MDAA NSW hosted by Robina Yasmin.
Speaking Up & Rights
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Trying New Things
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
William Bagatcholon: Being gay and Christian
I am a carer but also a person with my own hopes and dreams. However throughout my life I have often felt that I needed to hold my true self back.
Work
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
Young-Joo Byun
Young-Joo is Korean and has been in Australia for 31 years.